The average pay for a Cost Accountant is Rs 464,527 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences salary for this job.
|Range||Rs 0Rs 1M|
|Salary||Rs 221,586 - Rs 986,968|
|Bonus||Rs 3,531 - Rs 150,250|
|Profit Sharing||Rs 0.00 - Rs 100,445|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|Rs 227,802 - Rs 1,030,881|
Job Description for Cost Accountant
A cost accountant performs routine and special analyses to help determine the type of operations and materials that are most cost effective for their organization. This accountant helps assess which products and raw materials are best suited to their company’s objectives, and they may be expected to create a costing system that can continuously evaluate the value of inventory and associated costs. The cost accountant should be able to determine and explain the factors that will cause costs to vary; strong research skills are essential to determine all of the costs associated with certain decisions. Additionally, cost accountants may need to document internal factors and controls that are affecting costs. The cost accountant often helps senior management to make key decisions, in some cases including decisions related to employees' salaries and product pricing.Read More...
A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or another relevant field is necessary in this position. Previous cost accounting experience is generally required or preferred as well. The cost accountant should be proficient with basic computer programs such as the Microsoft Office suite, as well as be able to work independently and in a team setting. Cost accountants generally work in an office setting during regular business hours, although additional and/or alternative hours may be required depending on deadlines and their employer's needs. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Cost Accountant Tasks
- Analyzes monthly and quarterly ledger activities.
- Prepares financial audit schedules and reports for management.
- Ensures services and processes are in compliance with account practices and regulatory requirements.
- Record and report the costs of manufacturing goods and providing services.
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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accountant
Pay by Experience for a Cost Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Cost Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 411,000 based on 185 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cost Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 606,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Cost Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 962,000 based on 29 salaries. A Cost Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,742,000 based on 8 salaries.
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